The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

typescript tour diary of W.G. Archer, S.D.O. Mokokchung 1947

caption: visit to Thenizumi
medium: tours
ethnicgroup: Angami <Eastern
location: Thenizumi
date: 18.1.1947
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 31.12.1946-14.2.1947
text: (27) 18th January
text: Visited Thenizumi and counted houses. On the way we met a Naga of the village dressed in a gorgeously decorated cloak. The background was red and over it were worked abstract representations of elephants, birds and flowers in white, green and black. The whole a most dashing sight.